Police & Fire

Boston Fire Responds to Smoke and Possible Chimney Problem on Prince Street

Boston Fire was called to 78 Prince Street in the North End for a possible problem with a chimney above Bova’s Bakery near the corner of Salem Street. Smoke was reported from the roof about 6:00 pm on Monday night. The street was later cleared, apparently without incident. Photo by @bostonbibs.

Arts & Culture Real Estate

A Two-Part Commission: “81 Prince Street – North End” [Part One]

I did this painting as Part One of a two-stage commission from Stephanie Rizzuto. She’s related to Leo, the older man who sits out on the front step in a tilted-back wooden chair. This stage of the commission was to paint just his building, 81 Prince Street. Leo lives on the ground floor of this Read More…

Food & Drink Police & Fire

Take the Knife, Leave the Cannoli

The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office tells the story of an armed robbery early Thursday morning at Bova’s Bakery at the corner of Prince and Salem Streets in the North End, all for the love of a cannoli. Fortunately,  no one was injured. “An Irishman who had just begun his vacation in Boston was arraigned Read More…

Business Food & Drink

El Triunfo at 69 Prince Street Closes Mexican and Salvadoran Restaurant

A little more than a year after opening, El Trinfo Restaurant at 69 Prince St. has closed its business in the North End. According to Boston Restaurant Talk, the South End location remains open. In the middle of mostly Italian restaurants and shops, El Triunfo was offering Mexican food such as tacos and burritos as Read More…

Community Real Estate

NEWRA Supports 7 Baldwin Pl., Opposes 536 Commercial St., Passes on Monica’s and Presents Long Wharf Park Case

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association, NEWRA, heard three zoning and licensing requests on Thursday; overwhelmingly supporting one, decidedly opposing another and taking a pass on the third. All three applications were previously supported by the Neighborhood Council, NEWNC. 7 Baldwin Place, Anthony Bova has filed an appeal for zoning relief to change the Read More…

Community Photos & Videos Real Estate

NEWNC Supports Zoning Relief at 91 Prince Street

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council, NEWNC, unanimously supported an application with the Zoning Board of Appeals for relief to change the allowed use/legal occupancy of the first floor at 91 Prince St. from a store to residential apartment. The apartment is an existing condition and no changes are expected. Representing the applicant, James Read More…